Human skeleton discovered half-buried in a river

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Human skeleton discovered half-buried in a river in Spain’s Lleida.

The Mossos d’Esquadra were alerted after a worker for the Generalitat discovered the remains of a foot and a leg.

The Mossos d’Esquadra sped into action. On Wednesday, October 13 they discovered the half-buried skeleton. The skeleton was discovered in a stream of the river Noguera Ribagorçana in Albesa in Lleida.

According to sources from the Catalan Police speaking to Europa Press, the police are awaiting autopsy results at the moment. An investigation has been opened already but the autopsy data is needed to help the investigation progress.

The worker of the Generalitat alerted the Mossos d’Esquadra to the discovery of the partial remains. Officers from the Mossos d’Esquadra then found the rest of the remains.

According to reports, the initial discovery of the foot and leg was made at midday. The rest of the skeleton was then discovered surrounded by roots. Work began to recover the skeleton which was half-buried. The skeleton was finally recovered after 8pm.

No further details of the shocking discovery are known at this time. The investigation continues.

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Alex Glenn

Originally from the UK, Alex is based in Almeria and is a web reporter for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]


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